Central Otago Tours & Wildflower Walks

PHOTO GALLERY

A Four Season visit to the northern end of the Old Man Range
The following photo shots have been taken over the years and as if you were doing a visit experiencing all the different seasons of the northern half of the Old Man Range

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Starting at the foothills of the Old Man Range passing Mitchells Cottage - a 1880's stone miners cottage.

Mitchell's Cottage in winter snow.

A December snowbank with rock outcrops in a tundra like landscape.- 1400m asl

A January snowbank with the creek water making a snow cave.- 1400m asl

Inside a January snowbank with a view of the various snow caves - 1400m asl

A late October view of a snowbank face - 1400m asl

Late spring snow melting within the alpine hummocks - 1600m asl

Early June snowfall on the summit at the top gate - 1650m asl

Mid March talking to a large rock - 1650m asl.

Wind blow May hore frost on the boundary fence - 1660m asl.

Old Man Rock at the summit top at 1695m asl above the May cloud

Old Man Rock at the summit top at 1695m asl above the March cloud

May hore frost on the TV tower - 1690m asl

April evening sunset up by the TV tower - 1690m asl

March view of "Rhinoceros" Rock overlooking Fraser Basin - 1680m asl

October view of "Flintstone" - 1690m asl

April late afternoon sunlight on the "Chimney" rock - 1620m asl

May hore frost on the "Chimney" Rock - 1620m asl

June view of "Castle" Rock - 1620m asl

February view of "Slice" rock - 1600m asl

June view of "Queen Victoria" - 1650m asl

February view of "Sparrow" rock - 1650m asl

Early snow in April at the "boundary fence" - 1650m asl

"Bog" for many the end of the line - for a few that continue on south is where the going gets tough! - 1650m asl
 
John Douglas, Safari Excursions, 41 Glencarron Street 
Alexandra, Central Otago, New Zealand 
Phone 64 (int) 3 (area) 448 7474
Fax 64 3 448 8118

Free phone (within New Zealand): 0800 208 930
 
email: jdouglas.alx@xtra.co.nz
 
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